The Hummer had been a hard purchase to justify to the wife at the time. Way too much car for them, she said. Gauche, she said. And the gas mileage… but it was his bonus money, and it’s not like she didn’t spend her discretionary income on status too. How many Louis Vuitton bags do you need, honestly?
With the sheet metal and fencing welded on, and come the zombie apocalypse, suddenly it seemed to have been an eminently practical purchase. He was designing a sharpened ‘cow catcher’ for the front, and the wife thought it was a great idea.